Election – Kent State University
Our View: Diversity: More than skin color
During the production of Thursday’s Diversity Features Edition issue of The Kent Stater, uneasiness surfaced among staff members concerning the top half of this front page’s design.
Recognizing women of Kent State
As cliche as it may be, women do come in all shapes, colors and sizes. While that will never change, Women’s History Month is as good a time as ever to recognize those differences that make each femal …
Low turnout plagues USG elections
This year, 6 percent of the student body, or 1,622 students, voted in the 2017-18 undergraduate student elections.
Opinion: The United States of the Internet
The internet has a pretty bad reputation. Often times, things like “safe spaces” and ideological bubbles are blamed on the internet and, specifically, social media.
USG elections show growth in Greek life
After results from last week’s Undergraduate Student Government election were released, it’s safe to say the representation of Greek life continues to grow.
Opinion: Neil Gorsuch is a strong SCOTUS pick
On Monday, March 20, hearings began in the Senate Committee on the Judiciary regarding the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacant seat of the United States Supreme Court.
Former Flash Cribbs officially retires from NFL
From 2001-2004, Josh Cribbs totaled 86 touchdowns as the Flashes’ dual-threat quarterback. That still didn’t get Cribbs an immediate spot on an NFL team as the 2005 NFL Draft came and went, Cribbs sai …
Opinion: Tomi 'Turncoat' Lahren
For those of you who don’t know, Tomi Lahren is a, 24-year-old conservative talk show host working for conservative outlet TheBlaze.
Gates to be inducted into Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame
San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates never played a down of football in his time at Kent State, but that didn’t stop him from making his mark in athletics as he spent two seasons on the Kent Sta …
Softball falls to Pitt, losing streak reaches six games
The Kent State softball team’s losing streak reached six games Wednesday, as they dropped their tilt to the University of Pittsburgh (15-11), 7-0.
Rae Sremmurd to return for next month's FlashFest
Rae Sremmurd will return to campus Thursday, April 20 to headline this year’s FlashFest.
Opinion: As Poe puts it: Neil Gorsuch short circuits during hearings, is actually a robot
Editor’s note: The following column contains satire. Some events mentioned in the piece are fictitious.
Kent State joins statewide tornado drill
Kent State and its surrounding community joined in the statewide chorus of tornado sirens Wednesday at 9:50 a.m. when the State of Ohio held a statewide tornado drill.
Flashettes hope to start dance legacy on campus
After the Flashes’ loss last Friday to the University of California Los Angeles Bruins during the first round of the NCAA Tournament, to many at Kent State, basketball season came to an end. But to th …
A new kind of worship: Millennials redefine religion
Jake Ball feels off about the idea of going to church on Sunday mornings.
Omani students pursue education at KSU
Imagine a scholarship where travel, tuition, rent, fees and insurance were all paid for by the government, allowing a student to learn in another country.
Students get creative to combat college costs
As the national college debt continues to soar, more and more college students are finding ways to help pay for the expenses of attending college.
REVIEW: 'Beauty and the Beast' magically retells classic tale
Following in the footsteps of “Alice in Wonderland,” “Cinderella” and “The Jungle Book,” “Beauty and the Beast” is the latest Disney film to receive the live-action remake treatment.
Flashes overcome mistakes to secure victory in home opener
Junior pitcher Robert Ziegler pointed at junior catcher Tim Dalporto after striking out a batter to record the third out of the fifth inning in the Flashes’ (12-6) 7-6 victory over University of Pitts …
Prentice Cafe closes for cleaning of asbestos
Workers posted signs on several Prentice Cafe entrances Monday warning the public not to enter unless authorized due to the presence of asbestos.
Perspectives: Faces of Florence
Film and television producer Irvin Kershner once wrote, “There’s nothing more interesting than the landscape of the human face.” I couldn’t agree more.
AP: No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick says
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch declared Tuesday he’s made no promises to President Donald Trump or anyone else about how he’ll vote on abortion or other issues and testified he’ll have no trouble …
Seth Green chats with students in Adult Swim class
Technical issues weren’t enough to keep actor and comedian Seth Green from fielding questions from Kent State students Tuesday.
Ohio issues statewide tornado drill
The State of Ohio is holding a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday in honor of spring severe weather awareness week. Sirens across all counties will go off at 9:50 a.m., according to the Ohio Committ …
Women’s golf a young, passionate team looking to continue MAC streak, find NCAA victory
There are few teams that can boast the consistent success of the Kent State women’s golf team.
Adulting 101 course planned for fall
Health Education and Promotion will offer a new special topics course this fall called “Adulting 101” to help students make healthy decisions after leaving college.
Opinion: Cut the 2020 talk. Now.
Only twenty days after former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s upset loss of the presidency to President Donald Trump, the Chicago Tribune published an article speculating which Democrats would ru …
Opinion: Resting NBA starters: the most exhausting discussion in sports
It was a hell of a busy last few days for news coverage, so let’s briefly touch on what occurred in that bright, optimistic world of ours:
Female Kent State students prepare for futures in male-dominated field
While working for Kent State’s athletic teams, female students have pushed to prove they are qualified to be in the male-dominated sports industry.
Letter to the Editor: Response to 'White saviors never save the day'
As I read Bobbie Szabo’s article, “White saviors never save the day,” it made me sad.
Opinion: The vilified majority
Perhaps the best way to start this column is with a blunt truth: Modern-day liberalism is slowly developing into an obstacle to political discourse.
Golf places first in Seahawk Invitational, breaks records
The Kent State men’s golf team had a record-breaking finish at its tournament Monday.
Gymnastics to compete in Morgantown Regional
The Kent State gymnastics team is competing in the Morgantown Regional in Morgantown, West Virginia, the NCAA announced Monday afternoon.
SJP holds Israeli Apartheid Week, informs students
Starting Monday members of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) set up a mock wall on Risman Plaza to represent the current barrier within the West Bank as part of Israeli Apartheid Week.
Best of Kent 2017 Voting
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Preview: 'Immigrant Ohio'
A team of Kent State journalists made a trip out to Columbus in February 2017 to speak to members of the Somali community living within the city. Columbus is home to the second-largest Somali communit …
REVIEW: Drake brings the heat on 'More Life'
He may have started at the bottom, but by now there’s no denying Drake’s dominance of the music industry.
KSU dodgeball club holds fundraiser for founder with leukemia
The Kent State dodgeball club held a fundraiser at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center March 18 to raise money for Matthew Kelsey, an alumni and founding member of the club.
AP: Secret Service stops attempted White House intrusion
The White House said Saturday that an individual was apprehended after jumping a low metal barrier just outside the White House fence, a week after an intrusion raised questions about lapses in securi …
Baseball nets two wins against Western Carolina
The Kent State baseball team scored two wins and one loss this past weekend at Western Carolina University.
Michigan throws no-hitter, sweeps softball in weekend series
The Kent State’s softball team’s early-season struggled this past weekend, as the team went 0-3 in a series against No. 19 University of Michigan.
'Beauty and the Beast' characters greet fans at Kent Plaza Theatres
Moviegoers’ experience went beyond the big screen at Kent Plaza Theatres Saturday. Fans were greeted with an opportunity to meet characters from Disney’s live action remake of “Beauty and the Beast,” …
Opinion: White saviors never save the day
When discussing oppression in the United States, some individuals tend to reply with comments comparing the power imbalances in the U.S. to that of other countries.
Opinion: Demanding social justice
Black lives matter.
Opinion: The AHCA could cost me more than health insurance
House Speaker Paul Ryan introduced his Affordable Care Act replacement bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), to the public on March 8.
Stypinski shines, but Flashes struggle in MAC Championship
Junior Rachel Stypinski stuck her landing off the balance beam Saturday and watched her coach, Brice Biggin, fist pump and yell in excitement before she won the all-around individual title at the Mid- …